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Francelia "Fran" (Emmanuele) Ketcham

June 27, 1951 ~ September 20, 2021 (age 70)

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Francelia “Fran” Ketcham, 70, of North East, passed away Monday September 20, 2021, at her residence. 

She was born in Erie, PA a daughter of the late Thomas D. and Laura Marie Triana Emmanuele.

Fran owned and operated Ketcham’s Corner, a Home Health and Personal Care business in North East.  She loved her work, taking care of and helping people, cookouts, and spending time with her family more than anything.  Fran also loved her dog Cinco and her cat Amica. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Damian P. Bricker.  Fran is survived by her daughter, Celia Trusty and her husband Kevin of North East, one son, Tomas Ketcham of Philadelphia. Her grandchildren, Damian, Julian, Kayla and Aubrey thought of her as the best Nana anyone could ever ask for and Fran was very excited for her soon to be baby granddaughter. 

Fran’s family would like to have a memorial service for her this coming Spring.  Funeral arrangements are under the care of the W. Tad Bowers Funeral Home, 92 S. Lake St., North East, PA.  To send condolences, please visit www.bowersfuneralhome.com. Memorials may be made to the family in care of the W. Tad Bowers Funeral Home. Fran’s family would like to thank the Community Nursing Services of North East for their care and support during this difficult time.

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